Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Blytheville is 13,455. Blytheville, Arkansas is the 2,480th largest city in the US.
Blytheville is located entirely in Mississippi County.
The peak population of Blytheville was in 1990, when its population was 23,443. In 1990, Blytheville was the 1,179th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,480th largest city in the US. Blytheville is currently 42.6% smaller than it was in 1990.
Blytheville has shrunk 26.0% since the year 2000. Blytheville, Arkansas's growth is extremely below average. 99% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Blytheville, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 9,905. The voting age population is 44.8% male and 55.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 14.2% of the residents of Blytheville are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Blytheville are 62.4% Black, 30.4% White, 4.7% Two or more races, 1.2% Other, 1.1% Asian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 3.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Blytheville, 27.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 37.7%. On a per-household basis, 19.8% of families are below the poverty line in Blytheville.
Among those aged 16 and older, 61.9% of Blytheville residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 82.9% of Blytheville residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 18.2% have a bachelor's degree and 8.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Blytheville residents aged 5 and older, 4.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Blytheville is 9.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Blytheville, 20.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Blytheville is $38,765.
In Blytheville, 50.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.9% of housing units in Blytheville.
Of all the housing units in Blytheville, 8.4% of them were build before 1940.
In Blytheville, 5.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 420 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Blytheville is $639.
In Blytheville, 76.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
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|2477||Red Oak, Texas||13,464||135.8%|
|2479||Grover Beach, California||13,459||2.7%|
|2481||Santa Fe, Texas||13,449||20.4%|
|2482||Olean, New York||13,437||-12.2%|
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